In this post, I discuss the book: Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family and I discuss caring for your people so you can build a high performing team.
So if you want to all out effort, all in attitude, and have fun at work so you can how to get the most out of those around them, keep reading!
Below are the top 5 highlights I had from the book.
– We are social animals and we respond to the environments we’re in.
– We are…Continue
Posted on January 25, 2018 at 3:28pm
The basics that we need to help start influencing people and how to get rid of that negativity that’s going on.
So a real simple response to negativity is Misery loves company, so don’t engage in it.
It’s hard, you know, these might be simply answers, but they’re hard to do and that’s why most people don’t do it. The first thing is don’t go down the rabbit h*** of negativity. Try and maintain yourself positive, especially if you’re the leader of a group because the minute you…Continue
Posted on January 18, 2018 at 4:46pm — 1 Comment
I overheard two conversations this week that were both the number one big mistakes that I see firefighters make when it comes to mentoring. Both these guys were getting frustrated. They weren't getting the results that they wanted.
The first ones was a guy that was complaining about the experience level of his immediate supervisor. He had more experience and the supervisor. When asked, hey, are you going to help them become better? He replied That his boss is responsible for his own…Continue
Posted on January 12, 2018 at 11:16am
So I figured we started off with something that seems to be a hot topic no matter where you are at or what rank you are in the fire service.
And that's morale. Whose responsibility is it?
If you ask the guys on the floor they're going to tell you it's, it's admin. Right?
If you asked the administrative chiefs they're going to tell you its a…Continue
Posted on January 6, 2018 at 9:25am